WHY WORK FOR GOWRIE VICTORIA?

Gowrie Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 1939, committed to our purpose to champion good early childhood education and care – because when children learn, we all grow.

We are specialists in early childhood education and care and our service offerings include:

  • Children’s programs located at Carlton North, Docklands, Broadmeadows, Yarraville and Carlton. We currently provide education and care for over 800 children and their families
  • A Registered Training Organisation (RTO 3900) that delivers nationally recognised qualifications in early childhood education and care
  • Professional development, including short courses and tailor-made training. In the past 20 years thousands of adult learners have received a nationally recognised qualification and the majority of children’s services in Victoria have participated in our professional development and support programs

For over eighty years Gowrie Victoria has grown. We currently employ over 250 people and we’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team.

What we offer

Gowrie Victoria prides itself on our unique and engaging working environment.

  • We recognise and value the importance of creating a supportive environment and strong, healthy relationships.
  • Our employee engagement levels are in the top 10% for care-based organisations, and 80% of our employee’s rate Gowrie Victoria as a truly great place to work.
  • Targeted, holistic professional development, organisational conferences and social events.
  • An innovative staffing structure which allows teams’ flexible time off the floor for planning, regular outings and the opportunity to participate in communities of practice and other development programs.
  • We actively work with universities and other partners to further research and continuously improve practice for ourselves and the sector.
  • Market competitive remuneration, 15 days personal leave and regular RDOs (RDOs apply to certain fulltime roles only)

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CURRENT VACANCIES

Administrator, The Harbour Docklands, Part Time

The Administrator is responsible for day to day administration, file management and customer service. Furthermore, you will:

  • Support families and customers with a professional and helpful manner, providing them with information about our Children’s Programs
  • Assist with fee inquiries and services offered by Gowrie Victoria and within the community.
  • Support the Operations Coordinator to ensure all maintenance requests as logged
  • Answer all inbound calls and conduct calls in a professional manner, directing calls and addressing complaints in an appropriate manner.
  • Undertake ad hoc tasks to support the Customer Service and Enrolments Officer, other Gowrie services, Adult Learning and Operations as required.

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Early Childhood Educators, Casual, Yarraville

Reporting to the Room Leader, you will contribute to the implementation of a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative, completing tasks with minimal supervision and role modelling professional practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s purpose, philosophy and values. Furthermore, you will:

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Produce documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and children’s learning.
  • Actively participate in, share and embed professional learning in the pursuit of higher standards.

For more information and to apply please click here.

Early Childhood Educator in our kinder program, full time, Yarraville

Reporting to the Early Childhood Teacher, you will contribute in the implementation of a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative, completing tasks with minimal supervision and role modelling professional practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s purpose, philosophy and values. Furthermore, you will:

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Produce documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and children’s learning.
  • Actively participate in, share and embed professional learning in the pursuit of higher standards.

For more information and to apply please click here.

People & Culture Coordinator - 12 month contract

We are currently recruiting for a full time People & Culture Coordinator on a twelve month contract.  This is a true generalist HR role.  You will support people leaders and their teams through a range of activities including:

  • Maintaining HRIS and employee records
  • Coordinate and support recruitment and on-boarding
  • Prepare reports to support people leaders in meeting their compliance obligations, and monitor key people metrics
  • Support the work of our Health and Safety Reps in continuing to improve workplace safety and wellbeing
  • Contribute to the P&C team through research, reviewing and writing policies and procedures, reviewing internal processes and identifying opportunities to improve
  • Provide basic advice to employees and people leaders on employment terms and conditions and payroll matters

For more information and to apply please click here.

Early Childhood Educator, The Harbour Docklands - Part time 3 days

Reporting to the Room Leader, you will contribute in the implementation of a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative, completing tasks with minimal supervision and role modelling professional practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s purpose, philosophy and values. Furthermore, you will:

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Contribute to documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and reflects children’s curiosity and learning.
  • Actively participate in, share and embed professional learning in the pursuit of higher standards.

For more information and to apply please click here.

Early Childhood Educator, The Harbour Docklands - Full time

We are currently recruiting for two (2) full time educators (Cert III or Diploma) at Docklands The Harbour.

Reporting to the Room Leader, you will contribute in the implementation of a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative, completing tasks with minimal supervision and role modelling professional practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s purpose, philosophy and values. Furthermore, you will:

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Contribute to documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and reflects children’s curiosity and learning.
  • Actively participate in, share and embed professional learning in the pursuit of higher standards.

For more information and to apply please click here.

Educational Leader, Yarraville - (Part Time 32 hours pw)

We are recruiting for a part time* Educational Leader at our Yarraville service (*32 hours per week working days and hours can be negotiated). You will collaborate alongside another Educational Leader at the service, working together to achieve the best outcomes for children and families. You will work as part of a broader leadership team at the service and your role will also be supported by our organisation’s Pedagogical Leader.

Reporting to the Manager, Early Learning you will inspire and mentor our teachers and educators in the design and implementation of a high quality early learning program aligned to approved frameworks, contemporary research and innovative practice. You will also support pedagogical practice that is consistent with Gowrie Victoria’s philosophy, purpose and values.

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Cook/Kitchen Assistant, Yarraville, part time (5 days, 25 hours per week)

We are currently recruiting for a part time Cook/Kitchen Assistant at our Yarraville service; this is a 158-place service operating nine rooms (6 weeks to 5 years) including an integrated funded kinder program.

Working 5 hours a day, 5 days per week, you will support the Kitchen Supervisor in the day-to-day operations of the kitchen. The successful candidate will:

  • Assist with menu planning and meal preparation ensuring dietary requirements are being met and allergies are managed.
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic kitchen, follow correct food storage procedures and ensure all checklists are completed daily as per food safety plan.
  • Ensure kitchen stocks and supplies are maintained. Check accuracy and condition of food orders and deliveries.
  • Maintain compliance records which include refrigerator and freezer temperatures, cooked food temperatures, delivered food temperatures and cleaning logs.
  • Support practice that is required by the Victorian Food Safety Act 1984.
  • Undertake duties in a manner which adheres to all food safety regulations.

When the Kitchen Supervisor is not rostered you will be required to work autonomously, and will be responsible for all kitchen duties.

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